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Female of Sphaerophoria ... - further ID? --> Spaerophoria sp.
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Posted on 24-03-2020 13:13

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Northern Germany, Hamburg-Flottbek, Botanic garden, 21th of September 2019, at a flower of Aster sp., Outsidephotos: kuv (only this picture).
Please help to get the ID.
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 13-05-2020 11:00
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Posted on 06-05-2020 09:32

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Please a second chance for ID
Greetings Kuv
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Posted on 12-05-2020 00:22
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Spaerophoria females cannot be distinguished, as we learned from many threads here (just search the archive!). Yours looks peculiar: the head tells us "female", but the slender, parallel-sided abdomen looks rather "male-ish". Either way there is no chance for a species name, thus the long silence...
Regards, Sundew
Edited by Sundew on 12-05-2020 00:22
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Posted on 12-05-2020 11:00

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Thank you Sundew Smile it's very nice to get this answer. As the fly looks really peculiar I thought that this reason is perhaps a chance for a name ...
Best regards Kuv
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08.08.20 14:31
ah ok ! I didn't knew oops !

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02.08.20 10:10
Ok... lower case naming for images.. understood,Lothar

02.08.20 10:02
I uploadad a jpg, but it is not visible in the thread...Lothar

30.07.20 21:32
Have you checked the FAQ already?

30.07.20 02:23
cannot upload photos, it says wrong name. can someone please explain the exact procedure and the does and donts?

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Don't use the preview, post directly.

17.07.20 01:44
Hi, apologies but also can't get photos to load. They are jpg, <300K, no spaces in names. Help? Smile

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Hi Anders. No blanks in filename permitted

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